Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Capture of the ‘Patriot’
Erected 1976 by Free State of Warwick Chapter, DAR.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 37° 2.513′ N, 76° 29.296′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Museum Drive and Museum parkway, on the left when traveling west on Museum Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmish at Waters Creek (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morrison (approx. 1.2 miles away); Waters Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away); Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. 1.2 miles Leifr Eiriksson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Captain Christopher Newport (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hilton Village (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Baptist Church Morrison (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.